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101 Dalmatians (1996)

A woman kidnaps puppies to kill them for their fur, but various animals then gang up against her and get their revenge in slapstick fashion.

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Fashion designer Anita and computer-game writer Roger meet, fall in love and marry along with their dalmatians Perdita and Pongo. But the proud dogs' puppies are kidnapped by Anita's boss Cruella De Vil, who is stealing young dalmatians to make the coat she has set her heart on. Enlisting the help of the British animal kingdom, Pongo and Perdita set out to find and rescue all ninety-nine pups from their fearsome captors, Jasper and Horace. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Also Known As:

101 Dálmatas  »

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$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$45,073,479 (USA) (29 November 1996)

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$136,182,161 (USA) (2 May 1997)
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The UK newspaper, "The Independent", that featured the arrest of Cruella de Vil read by Jeff Daniels' character near the end of the movie, ceased printed publication on Mar 20, 2016. See more »

Goofs

When Horace and Jasper are arrested after a long night chasing the puppies, day has begun to break. Then the film cuts back to show Cruella being defeated by the barn animals and eventually arrested, it is nighttime again. See more »

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[first lines]
Television News Reporter: [on TV] We're all familiar with the illegal poaching of endangered animals in the wild, but never before has an animal in captivity been slaughtered for its pelt. Animal protection groups that monitor the international trade in game contraband have further told us that a white Siberian tiger is so rare that the offer of a pelt would surely draw the attention of law enforcement agencies.
[Perdy whimpers]
Television News Reporter: Shortly before dawn this morning security staff at London Zoo discovered the ...
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After the end credits, Cruella's laugh can be heard as the Walt Disney logo appears. See more »

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Everybody Wants To Be A Cat
Written by Floyd Huddleston and Al Rinker
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A cute live action movie all about Dalmatians
26 October 2010 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

I have seen this so many times on TV and every time its on I have to watch it again and here is why.

101 Dalmatians is a live action Disney movie based on the animated version. The movie is about two Dalmatians who meet in a park along with their owners who both fall for each other and they have 15 puppies. Anita(Joey Richardson) is a fashion designer who works for the evil Cruella De Vil(played by the brilliant Glenn Close who is sporting a Sharon Osbourne do)steals Anita's puppies along with other Dalmatian puppies to make a spotted coat. She hires two dim-witted burglars who helps her get the puppies with hilarious cauos along the way with the other animals that save the puppies from the evil Cruella.

I liked this film as it was cute and adorable how we see two Dalmatians falling in love even though they have different owners(Jeff Daniels from the hilarious Dumb & Dumber flick and the late Natasha Richardson's sister Joey Richardson who play the owners who decide to marry so that there dogs could be together). Its kinda hard to explain this film as its all about animals been kidnapped by an evil woman who wants to make a Dalmatian coat.

Anyway if you like animals then check it out. Its a really nice film as well as a very funny one too.


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